Province I Pe-Che-Li, Che-Li or Li-Pa-Fu, Drawn on the Spot by the Peres Regis, Jartoux & Fridelli, in the Year 1710... From "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..." China, Jean Baptiste Du Halde.

Province I Pe-Che-Li, Che-Li or Li-Pa-Fu, Drawn on the Spot by the Peres Regis, Jartoux & Fridelli, in the Year 1710... From "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary,..."

London: Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1738. Copper engraving, period folds. 111/4 x 14 1/2" with margins & period folds. Map from the Edward Cave folio edition of this important encyclopedic work on Chinese culture, history and society, by a French Jesuit who specialized in China. Du Halde's work inspired great interest in China among Europeans, and was a ground breaking work in geography. The book: Cordier BS 50; Löwendahl 409; Lust 15. Very good overall. Item #16721

Price: $275.00

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